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of the obama administration, perhaps there is some room for optimism on the national security front. i think there arlet of different pieces that make up this puzzle, that portrays a bad picture of america, and guantanamo is one piece of the puzzle. there's the question of indefinite, the programs, the military program and the cia program, impugn any for -- impugnty for torture, and pieces in the puzzle that in my view fit together to present a bad picture of america. so i'm hopeful that in the second term the administration will pull those pieces apart and clean them up and put them back together to make a better picture. but an important piece of that is guantanamo. my concern with guantanamo, makes a nice bumper sticker, close guantanamo. but closing guantanamo in my view, just creates a new guantanamo somewhere else unless you address the underlying issue of indefinite detention. i think some -- tom some some others are going to talk about is in detail, but last year on the mental anniversary there was a lot of media attention and press coverage about the tenth anniversary of guantanamo
. the obama administration works from targeting unauthorized individuals to targeting employers since january of 2009, there are more than 8000 employers. it imposed about $88 million and a very significant departure from the past. there has been an increased effort in the labor enforcement we all know that it is all part of our enforcement system. therefore the department of labor has gone into more targeted enforcement on the books where there may be the department of labor has been increasing. i think of ice at the 19th 86 time was a philosophical time, i think students 50 years from now would definitely agree that it would be immigration history. it was a before christ and after christ moment. many know that congress decided to enact authorized immigrants and especially those in history. and it is an extraordinary unprecedented part of the criminal justice system. clearly unprecedented in history, i would also like to say it is unprecedented in any enforcement regime. i have summarized those that have been led with the trend, which we have also talked about. we used to make civil violatio
: thinks. i went to see the collaborate on how john brandon will meet the obama administration's received asian tilt and more importantly with the unrest in central africa, had the cia plans and tackling that. >> guest: good question. remember come the cia doesn't make foreign policy. the foreign policy team has decided to rebalance their focus on asia and obviously appropriately to focus on mali and in particular, which is a field state, where we have reason to believe this again is in the price, that a lot of terror organizations are grouping and training. the cia's role is only to provide intelligence about these parts of the world, not to make policy. i have worried over the years and adding that john brennan has, to, that too much of our intelligence practical. it focuses on who's coming up with the next hill on the battlefield. i think everybody gets it. most of afghanistan over recent years, how the wars are going to come out. it is a good idea to restore some of our focus on other parts of the world, including asia. i would hope that every bill and says the former policymaker and
real change in keeping haiti a priority. it is a priority of the obama administration and he was reelected, number one. number two, half of all american families gave money for haiti after the earthquake. every town in america has said the group to work down there and it seemed the challenges in haiti and have an appreciation for them and are supportive of our health. this broad bipartisan support in the congress for haiti over the years. so while sort of secretary clinton and some of her ease have been passionate about haiti, i think that will continue. you'll still be stuck with me, but the way, for a while. [laughter] >> any other comments or questions? okay, one of her daring than i will turn it over to blair for concluding remarks. >> thank you. match. just a question, in lot of emphasis not only in reports about eight to haiti and some the failures and assistance to other countries really emphasize the deficit of local knowledge on the part of international americans who go there to help with the best of intentions. so it's very difficult to practice local ownership of
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